Mt Cook masterpiece: Lone Pine Building

The remarkable 600sqm Mt Cook Homestead is a magnificent addition the breath-taking Aoraki Mount Cook environs.


Tasked with bringing RW Design’s plans to life, award-winning Tekapo to Timaru-based Lone Pine Building reused the original homestead’s Rimu as well as recycled timber beams, ceilings, door frames and skirting boards.

Teams worked in four day, 50-hour blocks for 12 months to bring the masterpiece to life – including erecting framing and roofing during a wet and windy July 2019.

Locally owned and operated by qualified Master Builders, Jason Gordon and Andrew Bell, Lone Pine Building delivers quality results – including being the only South Canterbury-based company to win Supreme out of 90 Canterbury homes in the 2019 Master Builder House of the Year Awards.


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